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Pedicularis attollens (Little elephantshead)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Pedicularis attollens

Pedicularis attollens A. Gray

Little elephantshead

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

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USDA Symbol: PEAT

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Little Elephantshead (Pedicularis attollens), only to 16 inches (40 cm) tall, has a corolla marked with white and rose, and head proportions not perfectly elephantine - the trunk, raised as if trumpeting, is only as long as the lower lip. It grows from the Cascade Mountains of Oregon to the Sierra Nevada in California.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White

Distribution

USA: CA , NV , OR

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Pedicularis attollens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Pedicularis attollens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Pedicularis attollens

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2012-08-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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